By Fred Reinfeld
By Dan Heisman
A consultant to Chess Improvement beneficial properties the superior of Dan Heisman’s multi-award successful chess column Novice Nook, which has run for the prior ten years on the well known web site ChessCafe.com. This e-book is stuffed with precious guideline, perception and useful suggestion on a variety of key matters: common development, concept strategies, making plans and process, strategies, endgame play, strategy, time administration and masses extra besides.
Heisman has completely revised, multiplied and up to date his paintings to supply an easy-to-navigate consultant. He has additionally integrated fresh and particular columns. Any participant from newbie to professional who's thinking about enhancing their chess may still learn this book!
*An crucial consultant to chess improvement
*Covers intensive all of the key parts of chess
*Written by means of a unique chess instructor
*All attainable defences to at least one e4 are covered
*Written by way of a battle-hardened 1 e4 player
*Ideal for membership and event gamers
*An complex direction in chess strategy
*Written by way of an skilled chess professional
*Ideal for membership and match players
As a chess participant, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935) belonged to the superior. In his height years the Latvian-born maestro was once ranked 3rd on the earth at the back of Capablanca and Alekhine. His maximum successes have been first position in Dresden in 1926 (8½/9, one and a part issues sooner than Alekhine) and Carlsbad 1929 (15/21, sooner than Capablanca, Spielmann and Rubinstein).
However, Nimzowitsch will at the beginning be remembered because the founding father of the Hypermodern move and the writer of the undisputed classics My process and Chess Praxis. In his first booklet, he expounded his theories of prophylaxis, blockades and lots more and plenty extra, whereas delivering ground-breaking insights in pawn-structures. within the sequel Nimzowitsch verified how he had effectively confirmed his theories in his games.
Nimzowitsch's masterpieces are distinct landmarks within the historical past of chess. with out interpreting Nimzowitsch your chess schooling can't be entire. might be no longer all of his convictions have stood the attempt of time, yet even at the present time, any chess pupil will deepen his knowing and expand his play whereas having fun with the author's insights and witticisms.
Part of the attraction of Nimzowitsch's prose was once his idiosyncratic use of the German language, which has conscientiously been preserved in Robert Sherwood's new translation.
Bonus: extra are the influential essays The Blockade and at the background of the Chess Revolution 1911-1914. This version supplies the reader entry to Nimzowitsch's 4 significant works!
By Graham Burgess
A capability to punish error within the commencing is a necessary point of recent beginning play. With this booklet, FIDE grasp Graham Burgess offers a finished number of the shortest decisive video games in chess heritage.